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United Nations in Georgia,

As part of the United Nations COVID-19 Response and Recovery Fund, $1 million USD has been allocated to Georgia to protect vulnerable groups, including children, from the shocks of the current pandemic, according to this media release.

Ahmet Ozaslan and Nuran Demir - The Archives of the International Association for Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Allied Professions,

This study examines the mental health symptoms of children in institutional care in Ankara, Turkey and possible factors that may cause these symptoms.

Katarina Jovanović - Save the Children,

The study ”Struggling to Survive” identifies and deepens the understanding of informal practices used, and experiences of, unaccompanied and separated migrant children during the course of their migration journey.

Anahit Chilingaryan - Human Rights Watch,

This dispatch from Human Rights Watch calls on Armenia to invest less in institutionalization and more in community-based services for families.

Raffi Elliott - The Armenian Weekly,

"Armenia’s top intelligence agency—the National Security Service (NSS)—has launched a criminal investigation into reports of illegal international adoptions which allegedly took place between 2016 and 2018," according to this article from the Armenian Weekly.

The Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action,

This paper from the Alliance for Child Protection in Humanitarian Action summarises findings from an initial scoping study, which seeks to review how child protection outcomes are captured when monitoring multi-purpose humanitarian cash programmes. The paper proposes a theory of change of the possible links between cash and child protection to inform the development of a monitoring strategy, including hypotheses that humanitarian cash might contribute to prevention of family separation, reduction of family violence, and supporting foster and temporary caregivers to care for separated and unaccompanied children.


The objective of this assignment is to support capacity building of care givers providing training package and conducting training program on “Development, implementation and monitoring of Individual Development Plans (IDP) for children”.

Emily Claypool & Leyla Ismayilova - Social Science & Medicine,

Using a phenomenological approach, this qualitative study explores the contexts of institutional placement of children in Azerbaijan from their caregivers' perspectives.

Better Care Network ,

This country care review includes the Concluding Observations for the Committee on the Rights of the Child and the Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The Committees' recommendations on the issue of Family Environment and Alternative Care as well as other care relevant issues are highlighted.


The objective of this assignment is to ensure UNICEF-supported programmes to be in line with the concepts of rights-based approach, participation and inclusiveness stated by the UN CRPD, UN CRC and other international standards.